Police storm association in solidarity with prisoners’ families

The police stormed the office of the TUHAY-DER association and the apartments of the board members in Van today. Several board members, among them co-chairman Seyfettin Ertaş, were detained.

Several people were arrested during a raid on the Association for Help and Solidarity with the Families of Prisoners and Detainees (TUHAY-DER) in Van province on Friday.

In addition to the offices, the apartments of co-chairperson Seyfettin Ertaş, board member Kinyas Başak, former co-chair Önder Soğukbulak and many other persons were raided and searched. At least three persons were arrested in the operation.

The TUHAY-DER building was surrounded by police and searched for three hours.